.Heath Hayes 0-2 Coventry Sphinx
Sphinx: O'Neill, Ritson, Jackson, Bannister (Dyke 89), Guest, Hill, Galdings (Johal 95), Rhodes, White, Cutting (Edmund 73), McNally.
Subs: Muldoon, Edmund, Holmes, J.Johal.
Heath Hayes: Bowen, Maddox, Littler, Simpson (Marklew 73), Phillips, Baggott, Colison (Wallis 73), Smith, Green, Waple, Deguille-Cross (Deakin off 50). Subs McNulty, Dunlevy,
HT HHFC 0-1 CSFC
FT HHFC 0-2 CSFC
Goals Kiam Galdings 33, Louis Guest 54
At the Coppice Ground on a cold night, the home side were on the attack early with a corner after ninety seconds and a Deguille-Cross curler going just over.
In the 12th minute, Louis Guest played Sphinx out of trouble. Kiam Galdings picked out McNally whose shot across the goal went not far wide.
Simpson and Smith both fired wide as Matt Bannister at the other end.
Sphinx were playing some good stuff with good runs.
On the half hour mark,O'Neil made a great save with his feet to deny Waple.
Sphinx got the ball back and in the 33rd minute, Kiam Galdings created space and sank a left footed shot into the bottom corner of the net, delighting the travelling support.
McNally and White worked well for a Sphinx side which was grateful to O'Neill blocking from Smith and then punching away the resulting corner.
Sphinx were straight at the home side with a corner and a McNally shot which the keeper fumbled before it was cleared.
A corner followed in the 54th minute. Kyle Rhodes knocked it back to Louis Guest who made it 2-0 with a drive from the edge of the area.
Ten minutes later, Sphinx had the ball in the net but Cuttings stroke into an empty net was ruled out for offside.
Ricky Hill made a great clearance off the line in the 71st minute to stop Green.
Sphinx came back with a couple of chances including two for substitute Danny Edmund.
In the 86th minute, Harry WHite was unlucky with a low drive which the keeper somehow scrambled away for a corner.
Five minutes of stoppage time was added but Sphinx held firm and left with a well deserved victory.
Source: Coventry MAD